Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 2

Seismic Hazard and Building Vulnerability in Post-Soviet Central Asian Republics

Editors: King, S.A., Khalturin, Vitaly I., Tucker, B.E. (Eds.)

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Summarises the currently available seismic and engineering data pertaining to the seismic hazard of the capitals of the Central Asian republics. The conclusion is that the risk to residents of these cities is extremely high. There is a roughly 40% probability that an earthquake will occur near one of the Central Asian republic's capitals within the next 20 years. Such an event will produce ground shaking in the affected city equal to the maximum ground shaking experienced in Armenia and Sakhalin, i.e. MSK IX. The event will cause tens of thousands of fatalities and at least 100,000 serious injuries.
Audience: All people interested in the development of the post-Soviet Central Asian Republics. Earthquake engineers in particular will appreciate the summary of the latest seismic hazard and building vulnerability data of the region; the best compilation of these data available in the English language.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Seismic Hazard and Building Vulnerability in Post-Soviet Central Asian Republics
Editors
  • S.A. King
  • Vitaly I. Khalturin
  • B.E. Tucker
Series Title
Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 2
Series Volume
52
Copyright
1999
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-017-2971-0
DOI
10.1007/978-94-017-2971-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-5587-8
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-5176-9
Series ISSN
1389-1839
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 256
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